Chronic

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Chronic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering; "chronic indigestion"; "a chronic shortage of funds"; "a chronic invalid"
  • having a habit of long standing; "a chronic smoker"

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Chronic Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


In medicine a chronic disease or condition is one that takes a long time to heal (or go away), or one that comes again. Many chronic diseases require special treatment, as this has to be done for a long time.Chronic disease can even last for a lifetime.



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* It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable. - Eric Hoffer


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  • Chronic fatigue syndrome is real
    People with chronic fatigue syndrome are exhausted, no matter how much rest they get, for more than six months at a time. They suffer from muscle and joint pain and may experience short-term memory loss. Read more on this news related to 'Chronic'
  • Chronic fatigue real, study suggests
    People with chronic fatigue syndrome are exhausted, no matter how much rest they get, for more than six months at a time. They suffer from muscle and joint pain and may experience short-term memory loss. Read more on this news related to 'Chronic'
  • Brain Changes Point to Root of Chronic Fatigue in Study
    Brain scans may identify people with chronic fatigue syndrome, a finding that might point toward potential treatment targets for the mysterious ailment marked by unrelenting exhaustion, researchers said. Read more on this news related to 'Chronic'

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